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India, China generals discuss LAC standoff

Senior military commanders of India and China were on Monday locked in a marathon meeting that could set the tone for deployment and military posturing during winters along the LAC in Ladakh.

The meeting, at the level of Lt Generals of both sides, included several officers responsible for Army divisions and brigades all along the LAC in Ladakh. It also had a senior MEA functionary.

The meeting, which commenced around 9 am at Moldo on the Chinese side across the LAC, was on till 10.30 pm. Details about the meeting, its success or failure are expected to be known only by tomorrow.

The agenda is to implement the five-point joint statement issued on September 10 following the Moscow meeting of External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi.